Who was considered the area’s top players? Here is a complete listing of the top players each season in Northeast Indiana as the Players of the Year.

2020-2021 Boys – Caleb Furst, Blackhawk Christian

2020-2021 Girls – Ayanna Patterson, Homestead

2019-2020 Boys – Charlie Yoder, Westview

2019-2020 Boys – Caleb Furst, Blackhawk Christian

2019-2020 Girls – Sydney Graber, Homestead

2018-2019 Boys – Frankie Davidson, Blackhawk Christian

2018-2019 Girls – Grace Hunter, Bellmont

PRE-OUTSIDE THE HUDDLE PLAYERS OF THE YEAR

Jalan Mull, Blackhawk Christian – 2018

Leigha Brown, DeKalb – 2018

Jaylen Butz, North Side – 2017

Karissa McLaughlign, Homestead – 2017

Tahj Curry, Homestead – 2016

Karissa McLaughlin, Homestead – 2016

Caleb Swanigan, Homestead – 2015

Darby Maggard, Canterbury – 2015

Trevion Crews, North Side – 2014

Kindell Fincher, Canterbury – 2014

VJ Beachem, New Haven – 2013

Ariana Simmons, South Side – 2013

Bryson Scott, Northrop – 2012

Jessica Rupright, Norwell – 2012

Austin Hatch, Canterbury – 2011

Liza Clemons, Snider – 2011

Deshaun Thomas, Bishop Luers – 2010

Tabitha Gerardot, Canterbury – 2010

Deshaun Thomas, Bishop Luers – 2009

Lecretia Smith, Elmhurst – 2009

Deshaun Thomas, Bishop Luers – 2008

Amanda Pedro, Bishop Luers – 2008

Eshaunte Jones, North Side – 2007

Sha’la Jackson, South Side – 2007

Jeron Lewis, North Side – 2006

Megan King, Canterbury – 2006

Adam Arnold, Bellmont – 2005

Stefanie Gerardot, Bishop Luers – 2005

James Hardy, Elmhurst – 2004

Nora Didrick, North Side – 2004

James Hardy, Elmhurst – 2003

Abby Noll, Carroll – 2003

Seth Colclasure, Bellmont – 2002

Lindy Carey, Leo – 2002

Seth Colclasure, Bellmont – 2001

Rachel King, Bishop Luers – 2001

Andre Patterson, Concordia Lutheran – 2000

Connie Myers, Columbia City – 2000

Vernard Hollins, North Side – 1999

Maria Recker, DeKalb – 1999

Adam Ballinger, Bluffton – 1998

Abby Salcheider, Bluffton – 1998

Luke Recker, DeKalb – 1997

Cam Stephens, South Side – 1997

Candi Crawford, Homestead – 1997

BJ Caretta, Bishop Dwenger – 1996

Lisa Winter, Huntington North – 1996

Alan Eldridge, Wayne – 1995

Holly Schneider, Northrop – 1995

*Outside the Huddle traces its All-Area and Player of the Year lineage back through the News-Sentinel Prep Sports era. Outside the Huddle launched in 2018-2019 with our first Player of the Year